appraisals

Business Appraisals

business appraisals

There are many reasons why you may need to know the value of a business or business ownership interest. Here are just a few:

  • Buying Out a Partner or Shareholder
  • Estate Planning for Gifts or Inheritance
  • Taxation Issues Such as Probate or Federal Estate Taxes
  • Marital Dissolution
  • Allocation of Purchase Price Among Tangible and Intangible Assets
  • Employee Benefit Plans
  • Buying or Selling a Business
  • Litigation Support Issues Involving Lost Profits, Economic Damages or Bankruptcy

During the past 35 years, our firm has been involved in appraising businesses ranging in size form the corner grocery store to multi-million dollar manufacturing concerns. Our experienced appraisers are qualified to meet the standards of the Internal Revenue Service, courts of law, the Appraisal Foundation and professional appraisal societies. 

The Business Appraiser you hire should meet the following criteria:

  • Be Independent from the Client
  • Possess Professional Designations in the Discipline of Business Valuation
  • Have Experience in Appraising Businesses Similar to the One Being Appraised
  • Be Able to Testify, If Needed, Under the Pressure and Scrutiny of the Opposition
  • Be Able to Furnish References that will Confirm the Appraiser’s Experience

The Appraisers on our staff meet the above criteria and are tested and certified by professional appraisal societies to ensure that they are up to date on relevant appraisal methods and procedures.

An Appraisal Report that is well documented and properly supported will often preclude the need for litigation, which will save you both time and money; however, if there is a need for expert testimony, our appraisers are well versed in deposition and courtroom procedures and are able to verbally present and defend our research and appraisal methodology.

Whether the need is for a limited appraisal, comprehensive appraisal or litigation support, the staff of Certified Appraisers, Inc. can meet your needs in a timely manner and at a reasonable cost.

Commercial & Real Estate Appraisals

commercial and residential appraisals

When you need to know the market value of real estate for buying, selling, financing, estate planning or litigation, our licensed and certified appraisers can respond in a timely manner at a competitive cost.

Our Appraisal Experience Includes:

  • Homes
  • Restaurants
  • Warehouses
  • Vacant Land
  • Farm Properties
  • Industrial Plants
  • Office Buildings
  • Shopping Centers
  • Apartment Buildings
  • Retail and Special Use Properties

Determining market value requires a thorough understanding of the relationship between costs, guideline market transactions and income capacity. To provide creditable appraisal reports and stay current with market conditions, we subscribe to cost surveys, market databases, appraisal industry publications and proprietary databases on the Internet.

Our appraisal services have been utilized by:

  • Buyers
  • Sellers
  • Financial Institutions
  • Governmental Agencies

To meet the exacting requirements of our clients, our appraisers are licensed by the State and certified by one of more major professional appraisal associations. Furthermore, they are required to take continuing education courses to assure their expertise in the changing economic environment.

Office Furniture Appraisals

office furniture

An office furniture appraisal by Certified Appraisers is a valuation of your office furniture systems that is both accurate and defensible in a court. All appraisals generated by Certified Appraisers are consistent with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. 

Make sure that your office furniture appraisal is created by a qualified appraiser so that you can be sure that your office furniture valuation will hold up in dealings with the Court, the Internal Revenue Service, and/or the county appraisal district.

Certified Appraisers regularly appraises office furniture and cubicle systems for existing businesses that are being bought or sold. Also, Certified Appraisers will value your company’s existing office furniture systems in the event of a partner buyout. Regardless of your reason for requiring an office furniture appraisal make sure that you choose the best senior appraisers for the job. Choose Certified Appraisers, and have your office furniture valuation done properly and accurately by Houston’s top office furniture appraiser.

Machinery Appraisals

machine appraisals

Certified Appraisers conducts appraisal of machinery and equipment that is both accurate and defensible. All reports generated by Certified Appraisers are consistent with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice.

Certified Appraisers regularly appraises business machinery and equipment, from light processing equipment to heavy industrial equipment and vehicle fleets. Regardless of your reason for requiring a machinery appraisal for your company, make sure that you choose the best senior appraiser for the job. Choose Certified Appraisers and have your machinery appraisal done properly and accurately.

Inventory Appraisals

inventory appraisals

An inventory appraisal by Certified Appraisers is a valuation of your business inventory that is both accurate and defensible. All reports generated by Certified Appraisers are consistent with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Certified Appraisers regularly appraises inventory for:

  • Buying or Selling
  • Legislation Issues
  • Personal Property Taxes
  • Allocation of Purchase Price

Regardless of your reason for requiring an inventory appraisal for your company, make sure that you choose the best senior appraisers for the job. Choose Certified Appraiser and have your inventory valuation done properly and accurately.

Computer Appraisals

computer appraisals

A computer equipment appraisal by Certified Appraisers is a valuation of your business computer equipment that is both accurate and defensible. All reports generated by Certified Appraisers are consistent with the Uniform Standards of Professional Appraisal Practice. Certified Appraisers regularly appraises computer equipment throughout the United States. Evaluating the present value of servers, computers, computer networks and office stations can represent a unique challenge because of the rapid obsolescence indicative of the technology field. Regardless of your reason for requiring a computer appraisal for your company, make sure that you choose the best senior appraisers for the job. Choose Certified Appraiser and have your computer appraisal done properly and accurately.